The Howard School, as a growing school at all Key Stages, is looking to recruit a talented individual who with effect from 1 September 2021 will join our Geography Department and will share our vision of providing a first-class education to all our students. You will show the drive, tenacity and ability to realise this ambition, and demonstrate a commitment to your own education and to yours and others’ professional development.
What we can offer you as an NQT:
• Quality professional development, including access to a dedicated professional mentor and subject specific mentor
• Reduced timetable to ensure effective mentoring and support
• Regular networking opportunities with other NQTs across the school
• Extensive career opportunities within the school and the Trust
This is an exciting time to join The Howard with a number of significant changes planned for the near future that will support our move towards excellence. If you are an imaginative and energetic practitioner and want to make a difference to the life-chances of all the students in your care then this could be the post for you.
The successful applicant would teach KS3 to KS5 and be a creative and dynamic practitioner who will be able to contribute to the development of our thriving Geography Department and help drive forward our agenda of continuous improvement.
The Geography Department is a busy and cohesive department who work together to achieve the best for students and we are looking for a member of staff to play an active role in raising the profile of the Geography Department. This supportive environment is reflected across the school.
What we offer you?
As a school we are determined to ensure The Howard is the best school in Medway and beyond in which to teach, work and develop. Our success has been built on the commitment, professionalism and aspirations of our staff.
The successful candidate will be someone who is genuinely passionate about teaching. In return, we can promise an investment in you and your future, offering a competitive remuneration package, providing first class professional development and career opportunities. Our contact time allocations are generous. We endeavour to work under statutory maximums where we are able to.
We value our teachers and actively support their professional development, and have redesigned our working week to place even greater emphasis on staff development. You will have access to on-going professional development including National College accredited courses. If you are looking to extend your experience and would be interested in joining our team, we would be delighted to hear from you.
Health and Wellbeing
We care about our staff's health and wellbeing and offer:
• an employee assistance programme
• flu jabs
• health checks
• discounted gym membership
• Fit Fridays
• wellbeing afternoons.
As a school, our local and national reputation where our outcomes challenge the stereotypical view of underachievement in young men continues to grow, as does the perception that we hold to traditional values in standards of behaviour and uniform. We are an innovative and creative school, responding to the ever-changing needs of our students and the demands from higher education and employers. We have implemented a number of exciting changes in recent years to support our drive towards excellence.
The Howard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. References will be requested prior to interview for those candidates short-listed. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
We reserve the right to alter our interview dates and close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. Applicants should apply via our online application process via TES online firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Howard Academy Trust Limited is an equal opportunities employer.
Do you want to come and work for a dynamic innovative team? Could this be the role for you?